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SHI International Achieves AWS Storage Competency Status

SHI International Corp., one of America’s top 10 largest IT solutions providers, announced today that it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Storage Competency status. This designation recognizes that SHI provides proven AWS Services and Support to help customers successfully achieve their storage goals on AWS.

Achieving the AWS Storage Competency differentiates SHI as an AWS Partner Network (APN) member with extensive domain expertise in one or more of the following core storage categories – Backup & Recovery, Primary Storage, Archive, or Business Continuance/Disaster Recovery (BCDR), having developed innovative technology and solutions that leverage AWS services. To receive the designation, APN Partners must possess AWS expertise and deliver solutions seamlessly on AWS.

“The amount of information our customers need to store is growing exponentially with video, the Internet of Things (IoT), and the need to feed machine learning platforms continuing to drive this rapid expansion,” said Kevin Clements, CTO of SHI. “Customers need a cost-effective way to store, manage, and protect this information, and AWS provides a great opportunity to do so. SHI is ready to help customers deploy cloud-based storage solutions, and achieving AWS Storage Competency status gives customers the confidence that SHI is certified by an industry leader to help them in this important area.”

AWS is enabling scalable, flexible, and cost-effective solutions from startups to global enterprises. To support the seamless integration and deployment of these solutions, AWS established the AWS Competency Program to help customers identify Consulting and Technology Partners in the APN with exceptional industry experience and expertise.

In addition to achieving AWS Storage Competency status, SHI’s managed services for AWS help organizations manage highly dynamic and automated workloads, scale up or down according to demand, and gain visibility into the full environment. SHI’s optimization services help businesses further understand and manage their AWS footprint, improve their alignment between their AWS consumption and billing processes, and take advantage of AWS’s flexible, scalable tools to deliver business value. By combining the benefits of AWS with SHI’s technical and asset-management expertise, organizations can seamlessly bill, manage, and optimize their AWS solutions.

ABOUT SHI

Founded in 1989, SHI International Corp. is a $8.5 billion+ global provider of technology products and services. Driven by the industry's most experienced and stable sales force and backed by software volume licensing experts, hardware procurement specialists, and certified IT services professionals, SHI delivers custom IT solutions to Corporate, Enterprise, Public Sector, and Academic customers. With over 3,700 employees worldwide, SHI is the largest Minority and Woman Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) in the U.S. and is ranked 9th among CRN's Solution Provider 500 list of North American IT solution providers. For more information, visit https://www.SHI.com.

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SHI Corporate Website: http://www.SHI.com
SHI Blog: http://blog.SHI.com
SHI Twitter Handle: @SHI_Intl

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